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Description: Lower Meadows
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181694
OS Grid Reference: TR0730139630
OS Grid Coordinates: 607301, 139630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1184, 0.9607
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TR 03 NE SMEETH CHURCH ROAD
4/108 Meadows and
House pair, C18, extended early Cl9. Ragstone painted, with brick
dressings, and plain tiled roof, extended with painted brick and
slate roof. Lower Meadows the C18 portion to left, of 2 storeys
with brick dentil eaves cornice to roof hipped to left with stack
to centre. Four glazing bar sashes on 1st floor with half-sized
upper leaves, and 2 tripartite glazing bar sashes with segmental
heads on ground floor, with blocked opening to left and panelled
door to right, the top panel glazed, with segmental head. Rear
elevation with 4 glazing bar sashes on 1st floor, 2 on ground floor
and glazed central door. Meadows, an early C19 extension to right,
of 2, higher storeys, with modillion eaves to double span roof with
stacks to end left and to end right. Regular fenestration of 3
glazing bar sashes on 1st floor and tripartite glazing bar sash to
left, and single glazing bar sash to right on ground floor. Central
door of 6 panels in moulded architrave with semi-circular fanlight,
recessed within pilastered surround. Tall semi-circular headed stair
window to right return, and bay windows to rear with tripartite glazing
bar sashes. Interior: (of Meadows) dog-leg stair with ramped rail and
stick balusters; extensive cellars run under both wings, with blocked,
vaulted passage to adjacent church. The older wing reported to have
earlier timber framed core, reclad by 1789. Formerly the Rectory.
Listing NGR: TR0731239633
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Source: English Heritage
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